[PD] Array indexing for the wind and the birds

Jamie Bullock jamie at postlude.co.uk
Wed Oct 24 09:16:29 CEST 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 15:03 -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2007, Jamie Bullock wrote:
> > BUT, I don't think dynamic patching in Pd as it currently stands is
> > officially supported (by Miller),
> It's quite useless to say that, unless you are interested in the 
> philosophical aspects of whether dynamic patching is a feature of pd, what 
> is a feature, and the meaning of "official" and perhaps of "is". At least 
> several commands of dynamic patching are so much used that Miller can't 
> remove them, and if he did, then Hans would put them back anyway.
> > and unexpected things can happen!
> What are you talking about?


...unless you are interested in the philosophical aspects of whether
crashing is a feature of pd, and the meaning of "unexpected" in the
context of the following:

> > "init" is one of many messages that Pd and its gui send back and
forth, which
> > aren't intended to have any user-level functionality... of course, some
> > of those messages like "connect" have proved useful at the user level; but
> > none of them are guaranteed to do anything useful or even to be safe.  The
> > only one that's "supported" is "dsp" for turning audio computation on and off.



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